Category Archives: Book Reviews

Books of all sorts reviewed and rated.

Manhood Restored by Eric Mason

Manhood Restored by Eric Mason is a solid gospel-centered text. It was written to challenge men to embrace the God-given Christ-centered identity for which they were created. Mason concludes the book by reviewing his purpose: My hope is that this … Continue reading

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The Reason for Sports

Ted Kluck, co-author of Why We Love The Church, has written an insightful volume for Christians who love sports. The Reason for Sports unfolds as a dozen different articles on a random assortment of “sports meets theology” type issues. A … Continue reading

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Lament for a Son

In about a week and a half we are beginning a new series at LifePoint, called “Letter to an Exile.” It will be a 5-month journey through the book of 1 Peter, passage by passage. I have been preparing for … Continue reading

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Better to Risk Your Life Than Waste It.

If you have never read anything by John Piper, Risk is Right: Better to Lose Your Life Than to Waste It would be a perfect introduction to his thinking. It is accessible, only 51 pages in a smaller format (in … Continue reading

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Money: God or Gift

This was one of those books that has been sitting on the corner of my desk for a couple of years. I don’t know why it took me so long to finally read it, but I’m very glad I did. … Continue reading

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2013 in the Books

“If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.” Zig Ziglar Zig’s famous adage is often applied in the context of setting specific, realistic, and measurable goals. Despite what yesterday’s post may have led you to believe, although I’m … Continue reading

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Book Review: Killing Jesus

Killing Jesus is the third installment in a series authored by newsman Bill O’Reilly and historian Martin Dugard. The first two books, Killing Lincoln and Killing Kennedy, dramatize the stories surrounding the deaths of famous Presidents. In a similar vein, … Continue reading

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The Hole in our Holiness

1 Peter 1:14-16  As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, “You shall be … Continue reading

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What is the Gospel?

Romans 10:13-15  For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” But how are they to call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they … Continue reading

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Preaching for God’s Glory

Alistair Begg begins his book, Preaching for God’s Glory, with this fitting account: “I have a vivid recollection as a small boy of sitting in St. George’sChurch is Glasgow waiting for the commencement of morning worship. At about three minutes … Continue reading

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